Sameera Fazili is a senior policy analyst in the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Institutions where she focuses on development finance and community development. Prior to that she taught at Yale Law School, where she served as the Ludwig Community Development fellow and a clinical lecturer of law for the Community and Economic Development Clinic and the Community Development Financial Institutions Clinic. Her past work on development issues includes international microfinance, financial inclusion, banking, small business finance, social enterprise, human rights, and public health. Regionally she has worked in both South Asia and the Middle East. She is a graduate of Yale Law School and Harvard College.